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Literacy Clinic

The Literacy Clinic provides students struggling to develop appropriate reading and spelling skills with effective, high-quality 1:1 intervention using the multi-sensory program Sounds-Write and can be delivered face to face or online.

Literacy Clinic Fees and Charges

SPELD SA Membership payable prior to first appointment following confirmation of session times $75

Lesson fees $95 per 45 minute session payable at conclusion of each session

About our Literacy Program

What to expect:

  • A high quality, evidence-based linguistics phonics program
  • Delivered by highly experienced specialist education professionals
  • Initial placement screening
  • 6 months of intervention delivered weekly face-to-face or online
  • Ongoing monitoring, assessment and feedback
  • Access to high quality evidence-based resources
  • Each student clinic session is 45 minutes

Who will benefit

Students who:

  • are falling behind in their literacy development
  • struggle to read accurately and fluently
  • make frequent spelling errors, particularly in written expression
  • display a reluctance to participate in literacy-based activities
  • compensate when reading, by guessing from pictures, initial letters or the ‘look’ of a word
  • have difficulty remembering the relationships between sounds and letters
  • have poor self-esteem, particularly in relation to literacy activities
  • have a diagnosed learning difficulty, such as dyslexia

Click the orange link below to register for this highly sought after program

Introduction to the Sounds-Write Program for Parents

This on-demand video provides you with an introduction to the Sounds-Write phonics program for beginner readers. The course is directed at parents, runs for 1 hour and 18 minutes, and will give you support to get your child learning to read and write.

Information for classroom teachers of students enrolled in the Sounds-Write Literacy Clinic


“Clear and strong progress has been seen by us and his school and we could not be more thrilled by the approach.”

“Our daughter has felt confident and empowered from her interactions with the Sounds-Write program.”

“SPELD SA provided a lot of information which we found very useful. Thoroughly recommend the Literacy Clinic.”

“I hope schools and teachers jump on board with this… it is brilliant to see a child’s mindset change and feel they can do it.”

“We love that the readers are based on what she is learning so she is able to read them.”

SPELD SA is a not-for-profit organisation providing advice and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who care for, teach, and work with them.

For over 50 years we have been delivering a range of services to the community including educational training, parent workshops, educational consultations, psychological assessments, tutoring, literacy intervention programs and extensive resources through our library and bookshop.

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